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Met League – Race 1 – Claybury

12/10/2019 @ 11:00 - 17:00

Set in beautiful parkland this venue is very popular. The various courses are predominately made of undulating paths of grass and usually hard soil in open areas for easy spectating in many locations. There is a small wooded section which is where the main climb of the venue is located. The whole course is suitable for spikes however trainers are a good option if the ground is hard which it tends to be at Claybury.


Fixture No:1
Date:12 October 2019
Venue:Claybury Park, Roding Lane North
Race Headquarters:From 11.30 onwards
The start line
Claybury Park, Roding Lane North
Changing facilities:Changing rooms at Ashton Playing Fields. IG8 8AA
Showers:Showers at Ashton Playing Fields. Beware: there is not hot water in abundance!
Course Location:Claybury Park, Roding Lane North
HQ to Course walk time:10 minutes
Course Description:Parkland setting, undulating course, with one steep climb per large lap, on grass and woodland paths.
Public Transport:Woodford underground station (Central Line) is 10 minutes walk away from Ashton Playing Fields. If you get off an eastbound train, you need to walk under the pedestrian subway and walk downhill, down Snakes Lane East. Bus numbers 275 and W14 stop at the gates to Ashton Playing Fields.
Parking:Approximately 150 spaces at Ashton Playing Fields (IG8 8AA). Parking in the vicinity of Claybury is currently impossible OR extremely limited. Please look out for any restrictions and do not block access.  There is virtually no parking in Roding Road due to ongoing road maintenance and new residential parking. You are advised th park at Ashton playing fields and walk to the course.  You must not must on the grass triangle.
Directions from major roads:From the eastbound A406, branch left and merge onto the A1400 (signposted Gants Hill). At Charlie Brown’s roundabout, take the first left exit onto the A113 (signposted Chigwell). Go straight ahead through three sets of traffic lights (including a crossing set for pedestrians) and turn left into Ashton Playing Fields just after you go under a road bridge.
Timetable:12.25 Up to 2 km Under 11 Boys
12.30 Up to 2 km Under 11 Girls
12.40 3Km Under 13 Boys
12.45 3Km Under 13 Girls
Not before 13.00 4Km Under 17 Men/Under 15 Boys
Not before 13.05 4Km Under 17 Women/Under 15 Girls
Not before 13.30 7-8 Km Women/Veteran Women
Not before 14.35 7-8 Km Km Men/Veteran Men
Other information:There will be light refreshments throughout the afternoon in the WGEL clubhouse. The bar will open to serve alcholic drinks after the final race.
Contact Name:Terry McCarthy (t.mccarthy70@btinternet.com)
Contact Tel:0208 505 6019


11:00 - 17:00
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Claybury Park, Roding Lane North
Woodford, IG8 United Kingdom
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